Substance Abuse

Substance Abuse

Researchers Discover Potentially Targetable Brain Circuit Controlling Cocaine Withdrawal Anxiety and Relapse
In the past several decades, the field of addiction research has been revolutionized by new findings about the role of... Read More
New Treatment Approach for Alcohol Use Disorder is Tested in Animals
A research team that included six BBRF grantees has reported encouraging results in animal-model tests exploring a potential new treatment... Read More
Largest Genome Study to Date of Cannabis Use Disorder Reveals New Genetic Underpinnings
A large international study designed to discover associations between genetic variations and risk for cannabis use disorder has generated evidence,... Read More
Brain-Wave Patterns Shed Light on Pathologies and New Treatments in Substance-Use Disorders
The biological impact of mind-altering substances on brain activity may provide clues about how to more effectively treat people who... Read More
Study Reveals Adults With Mental Disorders Are At Significantly Higher Risk of COVID-19 and Have Poorer Outcomes
A systematic study based on the health histories of over 61 million American adults has found that people with a... Read More